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Shopping List Of Must Haves

Shopping List Of Must Haves

Rick Sarro May 17, 2018 Comments Off on Shopping List Of Must Haves

How on earth do the New Orleans Saints top last year’s draft? They don’t. Can’t even come close. That’s not a knock against these 2018 draft picks by any means. There’s no way this

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Two Mothers And Their Legacy of Family, Faith And Baseball

Two Mothers And Their Legacy of Family, Faith And Baseball

Kerri Cooke May 17, 2018 Comments Off on Two Mothers And Their Legacy of Family, Faith And Baseball

By Kerri Cooke  It’s a sunny Friday afternoon when Natalie LeBlanc welcomes me into her impeccably beautiful two-story home. I am immediately struck by pristine white walls, the neutral colors of a tapestry depicting an

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Paddle Royale

Paddle Royale

Brad Goins May 3, 2018 Comments Off on Paddle Royale

TEAM CITGO IS UNDEFEATED AFTER FIVE YEARS OF THE LOCAL DRAGON BOAT RACE. WHAT’S THEIR SECRET? By Brad Goins The sixth annual Dragon Boat Race will take place on Saturday, April 28. The event

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Murder, Mystery, Country Life And Bayou Talk

Murder, Mystery, Country Life And Bayou Talk

Brad Goins May 3, 2018 Comments Off on Murder, Mystery, Country Life And Bayou Talk

The Sound Of Southern Rainbows By Jace Douglas Johnson (Charolais Films, 2017, 449 pages, $18.99) Book Review By Brad Goins In this lavish tale of small town Southwest Louisiana life, Lacassine detective Kip Montet

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Magical Masters

Magical Masters

Rick Sarro April 30, 2018 Comments Off on Magical Masters

I have always been a fan of the Bucket List. I don’t look at it as a check box to the grave. Instead I view it as a macro view of what else is

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Ad Man: Peter O’Carroll

Ad Man: Peter O’Carroll

Brad Goins April 20, 2018 Comments Off on Ad Man: Peter O’Carroll

Forty Years of Thinking Outside The Box For Local Advertisers Story By Brad Goins • Photos By Jason Carroll If you wanted to know what’s what in Southwest Louisiana advertising, one of the people

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Bryan Leger

Bryan Leger

Justin Morris April 20, 2018 Comments Off on Bryan Leger

By Justin Morris Some musical sounds are implicitly tied to the place and time they came from. The music of the late ‘50s and ‘60s was certainly that, particularly in the South, and even

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Spring Style

Spring Style

Brad Goins April 5, 2018 Comments Off on Spring Style

In Spring 2018, Comfortable, Casual Clothes Emerge Triumphant By Brad Goins   This spring’s looks are quite a bit more comfortable and casual than those of the last few years. The impression one gets

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Dose Of The Coast

Dose Of The Coast

Danny Garrett April 5, 2018 Comments Off on Dose Of The Coast

By Danny Garrett Hearing the news of a life-altering diagnosis is a challenging event. The largely unexpected news initiates a sharp and sudden fear of the unknown, along with the question, “How will I

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Fishing Guides: What They Do On Their Off Days?

Fishing Guides: What They Do On Their Off Days?

Kerri Cooke March 16, 2018 Comments Off on Fishing Guides: What They Do On Their Off Days?

Local Fishing Guides Discuss Angling As A Profession And Pleasure By Kerri Cooke As I write this story, I am surrounded by pictures and memorabilia depicting various aspects of the Sportsman’s Paradise. There are

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